A new addition to their flagship family, the XZ1 and XZ1 Compact shares the same OmniBalance design as its predecessors. Despite their simple and minimalistic design, both smartphones are rated at IP68 certification for water and dust resistance. Both phones will also ship out with Google’s latest Android 8.0 Oreo.

Xperia XZ1

The Xperia XZ1 uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.4GHz as its heart complemented by 4GB of RAM. At the front is a 5.2-inch 1080p Triluminous Display while the rear camera is a 23MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.0 with EIS, PDAF, Laser AF, and LED Flash.

Xperia XZ1
Chipset 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Display 5.2-inch 1080p Triluminous Display
RAM 4GB
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Rear Camera 23MP, f/2.0 with EIS, PDAF, Laser AF, LED Flash
Front Camera 13MP, f/2.0, wide-angle
Storage 128GB, expandable via microSD slot
Connectivity 4G, LTE, Dual-SIM, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
Battery 2700mAh
Others Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, IP68 rating

Xperia XZ1 Compact

The Xperia XZ1 Compact, as the name suggests, is a smaller version of the XZ1. Despite its smaller body and smaller 4.6-inch 1080p Triluminous Display, it still packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. The rear shooter, however, has been downgraded to a 19MP camera with EIS, PDAF, Laser AF, and LED Flash.

Xperia XZ1 Compact
Chipset 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Display 4.6-inch 1080p Triluminous Display
RAM 4GB
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Rear Camera 19MP with EIS, PDAF, Laser AF, LED Flash
Front Camera 13MP, f/2.0, wide-angle
Storage 128GB, expandable via microSD slot
Connectivity 4G, LTE, Dual-SIM, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
Battery 2700mAh
Others Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, IP68 rating

The Sony Xperia XZ1 should be available globally within September of 2017, while the XZ1 Compact will be released to the world the next month.

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